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Changes to student financing came into effect earlier this week, spelling the end of maintenance grants for students from low income families, replacing them with larger loans http://ow.ly/q1ny302SxbO
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Increasing fuel prices and airline fares push inflation up to 0.5%, with analysts expecting further increases into 2017 http://ow.ly/1T3D302qzin
The Office for National Statistics has released their data for June showing consumer price index inflation up to 0.5%, from 03% in May. Inflation, as measured by the consumer price index, tracks the changes price of a market basket of goods and services. The 'market basket' refers to a cross ...
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The Bank of England decided on Thursday to keep interest rates at 0.5% in a move that surprised lenders who already began to factor a predicted cut into their pricing http://ow.ly/f9gz302hvm1
Despite a majority of economists, analysts and lenders predicting a cut to the Bank of England's base rate, the Monetary Policy Committee defied expectations and voted to maintain the rate at 0.5%. The MPC's post-meeting report said: “At its meeting ending on 13 July 2016, the MPC voted by a ...
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Research from the Resolution Foundation has shown that the vast majority of employers have not cut jobs as a result of the National Living Wage, despite fears to the contrary http://ow.ly/49L13027Ee6
Despite warnings that the introduction of the 'National Living Wage' would lead some companies to cut jobs in order to make up the shortfall, a study has shown that instead, they are responding in other ways. The research, consisting of a survey conducted by the Resolution Foundation, ...
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Post-Brexit vote, Osborne revealst that he will be abandoning his aim of restoring government finances to surplus within the next four years
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In the wake of the UK's vote to leave the European Union, Chancellor George Osborne has announced that he will now be abandoning his aim of restoring government finances to a surplus by 2020. Having campaigned with David Cameron to try to persuade British citizens to vote to remain in the EU, ...
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5.1 million people in the UK currently have active private medical insurance plans, with insurers paying out just under £7.5 million in claims every single day. If you’re looking to join these people, and open a policy that allows you to skip queues and get treated at your choice of hospital in the unfortunate event that you become ill or injured, then you’d do well do run through this list of things to look out for before you do.

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5.1 million people in the UK currently have active private medical insurance plans, with insurers paying out just under £7.5 million in claims every single day. If you're looking to join these people, and open a policy that allows you to skip queues and get treated at your choice of hospital in ...
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Bacs reports that current account switching rates have fallen over the past year, as fewer customers are taking advantage of various cash back offers and other switching incentives http://ow.ly/qX3Z302qzJY
The number of people switching their current account fell by nearly 5% over the past 12 months, despite a range of incentives being offered to customers who do switch. This latest data comes from Bacs, the organisation responsible for the implementation of the Current Account Switching Guarantee ...
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Head of UN sustainability initiative urges UK government not to forget climate commitments amid political change http://ow.ly/ZvAx302hwe8
The chief executive of a UN’s Sustainable Energy for All Initiative has warned that newly appointed Prime Minister Theresa May must take action [...]Continue Reading
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Tata Steel no longer selling off Port Talbot site, instead entering into a joint venture with Germany ThyssenKrupp to retain UK business http://ow.ly/y9YU302cOqs
After months of negotiations, Tata Steel has announced that it will no longer be selling off its flagship Port Talbot steelworks, instead entering into talks with a German conglomerate to resume operations as part of a joint venture. There are still a lot of issues to be ironed out, ...
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In anticipation of an impending cut to the Bank of England's base rate, several mortgage lenders have been cutting interest on their fixed rate deals, including the lowest ever ten year fix, available with an interest rate of just 2.39%!
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Since it was revealed that the UK voted in favour of leaving the EU, a lot of noise has been made about future access to the single market and the associated economic benefits. But what exactly is the single market, and what does access to it mean? http://ow.ly/muP0301Ytot
Since it was revealed that the UK voted in favour of leaving the EU, a lot of noise has been made about future access to the single market and the associated economic benefits. But what exactly is the single market, and what does access to it mean?
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Retailer Asda’s income tracker data was released for May, showing that UK households currently have an average of £201 in discretionary income available each month.

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Retailer Asda's income tracker data was released for May, showing that UK households currently have an average of £201 in discretionary income available each month. This follows a 7.2% year on year increase compare to last year's figure for May of £288, and is the highest the figure has been ...
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